Definitions for "Lee shore"
Keywords:  shore, downwind, windward, sail, blown
The shore that the wind is blowing toward. It is important to keep distance from the lee shore because the boat will be blown toward it if control of the vessel is lost.
a coastline on to which the wind blows directly - consequently it can be dangerous as the wind tends to force the sailing ship down on it.
One onto which wind or current could force a boat.